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Linda in Stonington, Connecticut

Updated 22 months ago

Social work and working abroad? - 1 Reply

Does anybody have any experience/know anything about being a social worker in different countries? I am currently working an a double bachelors in...

JC BritishSW in Menlo Park, California

Registering as an ASW in California

Hi I am a British social worker with a masters degree from a university in the UK. My husband and I have recently relocated to the Bay Area and I...

Linda in Vancouver, Washington

Updated 23 months ago

RN, BSN interested in MSW - 6 Replies

hi everyone, I have been an RN, BSN for nearly 5 years and am considering a career change. I have always been interested in MSW but my mom always...

terrified student in Raritan, New Jersey

Do I even have a chance?

I am an incoming junior in college that has recently decided since this summer that I wanted to apply into a social work program to earn a BSW....

Meme in Hawthorn North, Australia

2 years qualified no experience social work

Hi all. I am 2 years qualified with a BA Hon Social Work degree (uk) but have no post qualification experience. I was just wondering the likelihood...

Charlotte in Peterborough, United Kingdom

Updated 24 months ago

Finding a social work job with UK MSW qualifications - 207 Replies

I am American but I obtained my MSW in Scotland. I plan on moving back to Los Angeles to start working as a social worker. I am wondering if anyone...

NikkiMsw13 in Miami, Florida

taking a job as a case manager when I get MSW in 4 months

Hi!! I need advice! I'm 22 years old, MSW student in Miami,FL. I will be getting my MSW in four months and currently I work in a dead beat job that's...

J.A.M.M in Langley, British Columbia

Canadian BSW graduate thinking about working in Australia as a Social worker

Hello, I am planning to visit Melbourne Australia in September and I was wondering what's the best way of getting informational interviews from...

findjob in North Carolina

Updated 25 months ago

Feel Stuck - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I just need to hear some thoughts. I gradated from a well-distinguished social work program and have worked hard my entire life. I...

KaraTN in Nashville, Tennessee

Help Needed: Social Work Job Abroad in Ireland or UK

I am a LMSW with four years of post-graduate experience, primarily in substance abuse treatment/counseling and case management, and I will be sitting...

Charlotte in San Antonio, Texas

Gerontology or Forensic/Criminal Justice? Anyone with input on either specialization?

I am considering a career in Social Work and I have been thinking hard about what I could see myself doing as far as an actual job. I think that...

hell0 in Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Updated 26 months ago

Social work or accounting? - 6 Replies

I know this probably sounds like a strange question, considering they are such different fields. But I have my reasons for asking: First of all, I...

Sinaa in Bochum, Germany

Updated 27 months ago

Im a German Social Worker looking into jobs in Northern California / Bay Area. - 7 Replies

Hi Guys, I am a German social worker, working with teenager here in Berlin. Im working in a (kind of) youth center / school. In fact our youth...

Jacky in Everett, Washington

Updated 27 months ago

Is it even worth it? - 2 Replies

I chose social work as my major for my undergrad. Unlike many people who chose the field because they like children and helping people, I chose it...

JediCandy in Wyandotte, Michigan

Updated 27 months ago

Hope for Social Workers? - 3 Replies

I'm not one, but I was thinking of becoming one. I'm a graduate of an MLT program and am considering majoring in Social Work this time around. I'm...

Former Child Welfare Worker in Oakland, California

Updated 27 months ago

Who has worked in Child Protective Services? - 1 Reply

I am *considering* doing this, but am a bit nervous because I have heard a lot of horror stories. The state also will pay for a large portion of my...

traceyhayes1972 in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Updated 28 months ago

Social Work vs School Psychology - 2 Replies

Which job has better prospects, pay, and which is more fun/stress-free/satisfying?

chrisann in Windsor, Ontario

Job Opportunities in Georgia

Just finishing my BSW and thinking about Georgia. What are the job opportunities there and what is the pay like with a BSW? Thanks all!

MC in Chicago, Illinois

Social Workers looking to move, which cities are good for SW?

My wife and I are both Social Workers and are looking to move. We are thinking to move to a few different cities, we are thinking Seattle, WA;...

Sue in Fargo, North Dakota

Updated 28 months ago

License reciprocity? - 1 Reply

Does anyone here know how it works (typically) when you want to be licensed in two different states? I'm guessing if one state requires 3000...

VFB in Illinois

Updated 28 months ago

LGSW - 1 Reply

I just passed the ASWB exam in Maryland and submitted paperwork my license. I work in Virginia, but will be licensed in Maryland. Can I still use my...

Matt in Norman, Oklahoma

Question about a career in Non Profit with a MSW

If all goes well, I will graduate next spring with my MSW with a concentration in Administration & Community Practice. Recently, I have had an urge...

Matt in Norman, Oklahoma

Question about a career in Non Profit with a MSW

If all goes well, I will graduate next spring with my MSW with a concentration in Administration & Community Practice. Recently, I have had an urge...

Hall in Atlanta, Georgia

Updated 29 months ago

Geriatric Social Workers Out There !??! - 1 Reply

Hello I'm 22 and sooo frustrated what career I want I know I love the geriatric population because I used to work in a nursing home. I used to love...

Tom in Richardson, Texas

Social Work vs School Psychology

Which job has better prospects, pay, and which is more fun/stress-free/satisfying?

my0my in Hayward, California

MSW and the Uncertainties [East Coast Programs!]

Hi I am finishing up my undergrad this June with a double major in Sociology and Criminal Justice. I am currently holding a 2.9 cumulative GPA. I...

Nikkiiiiiiiii in Warwick, New York

How much do Geriatric Social Workers make?

Hello all, I'm currently 22 and still going to school, very frustrating as I'm not really sure what I want to do. I know I want a good job to help...

Lauren in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

Updated 30 months ago

msw - 1 Reply

I am looking into getting my masters in social work online, can anyone suggest some good schools?

Lauren in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

Updated 30 months ago

clinical Social Work salary in nyc - 2 Replies

Hi,I currently have BA degree in psychology, i love the field and want to get into clinical social work. I have done some research and have found...

MHLMSW in Westchester, New York

Socia Worker Liability insurance

Hello all--I'm currently looking to purchase Social Worker Liability Insurance and I'm searching for the "ballpark amount" of what it would cost....

jcslmsw in New York, New York

Updated 30 months ago

Social Work in Colorado - 2 Replies

My wife and I plan to move Colorado in 6 months. We don't know a whole lot about Social Work in Colorado and we want to make sure that opportunities...

jcslmsw in New York, New York

Updated 30 months ago

Need guidance in choosing a sub specialization in the field of social work? - 1 Reply

Which field has better job opportunity in the Field of Social Work? In the state of New York , Illinois, Florida , Texas and California? Please help

Akber in Des Plaines, Illinois

Job opportunities for international students in the field of Social work in US?

Hello All, I am currently studying at an MSW program and planned to get graduate in 2013 fall. Being an international student I am really worried...

CJSW in Freehold, New Jersey

How important is Grad School when it comes to employment?

I just graduated with my B.A. and I'm now interested in pursuing a degree a M.S.W. There are so many MSW programs out there that it seems impossible...

SWTP in Los Angeles, California

Updated 31 months ago

Do you have to be licensed after you get the MSW?? - 5 Replies

After receiving the MSW, do you need to be licensed to be able to work? I live in NJ. What do you need to be licensed? Is it a test? Thank you!

confused in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Updated 32 months ago

Joining NASW - 1 Reply

I'm done with wasting money for NASW membership every year. That's almost $200 a year I can use for other, more necessary and helpful things. After...

JellybabyMcclean in Dublin, Ireland

Updated 32 months ago

Social work jobs in India - 2 Replies

I'm currently studying to be a social worker in Dublin. In two years I graduate. I really want to move to India but I don't know what kind of social...

Natasha in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 32 months ago

No Experience -- Getting into an MSW program? - 14 Replies

Hello. I just graduated with a B.S. in Psychology earlier this year. I have a 3.68 GPA and I think that I will do really well on the GRE (especially...

MW in Rochester, New York

Updated 32 months ago

on-call compensation for ed social workers - 1 Reply

Anyone please who is a social worker that does on-call work in an emergency room!!!!!!!!! How are you compensated? Are you paid per hour that you...

marie in Nottingham, Maryland

on-call compensation for ed social workers

Anyone please who is a social worker that does on-call work in an emergency room!!!!!!!!! How are you compensated? Are you paid per hour that you...

Ria in Auckland, New Zealand

Working in U.S. with an MSW from New Zealand

I am an American who has been living in New Zealand for 8 years. I am presently in the middle of an MSW at Massey University. When I finish,I am...

MSW Graduate in Leesburg, Georgia

Instructor of human sciences at College or University in Canada.

Greetings, Any suggestions on securing employment as an instructor at a college, or university in the human sciences with a MSW degree? Thanks.

Ally in Astoria, New York

Social work in NYC

Hi everyone, I am a recent graduate from Hunter College with an MSW in Group Social work. I've been trying to find a job for the past three...

Shelleylcswdcsw in Newtown, Connecticut

Updated 35 months ago

How can I get licensed? - 2 Replies

I'm having a lot of difficulty. I recently earned my MSW degree and it took me 3 months to get a job offer that was even close to my field. I'll be...

Mia-S in NY, New York

NYS Resident moving to Louisiana-LMSW Questions

I recently graduated with an MSW and looking to relocate out of NYC to New Orleans. My questions are: 1. Can I apply for an LMSW in LA out of...

CMGilt in Chicago, Illinois

May be moving from IL to IN, what will happen to my LCSW supervision hours and what is required to work in the IN Schools?

I have been trying to research if I will lose my LCSW supervision hours once if I move from Il to IN prior to completing my hours and obtaining my...

futuregradstudent in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 36 months ago

Looking for first job with an MSW, how do I find a job that provides supervision? - 2 Replies

Hello, I am a newly graduated MSW. I have been done with school for 6 weeks now and I am currently looking for my first job, but there are two...

Anna in Austin, Texas

Updated 36 months ago

Should I become a social worker - 1 Reply

I'm a high school student now but am planning for college. I really want to do something with my life where I can help other people. Would social...

Marilyn in Post Falls, Idaho

Updated 36 months ago

Relocation from Puerto Rico To Dallas texas - 3 Replies

Hi, Im from Puerto Rico and maybe because of my husband works his going to be transfer to Dallas he actually work whith American Airline and probably...

futuregradstudent in Farmington, Michigan

Updated 36 months ago

Looking at other careers I can utilitze my MSW - 4 Replies

I have been in social work for almost 5 years and I HATE IT! I have done case management in housing, child welfare and now working with senior...

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